3D Paper Cacao Pod Ornament

These paper cacao pod ornaments are a fun and bright addition to any holiday decor. Hang them on your Christmas tree or along your mantle. Bundle a few together in a bunch to hang in a archway. They are simple and easy to make, let the kids help! Materials Needed: Printable sheet for template PaperContinue reading “3D Paper Cacao Pod Ornament”

100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

Looking for some DIY chocolate gifts or ways to have a chocolate experience, read through these for some fun ideas, and some delicious chocolate. 81 Pastries Seriously, who does not love a good pastry?  Find a shop nearby that makes beautiful and tasty chocolate delights.  Maybe macaroons are your go to, or perhaps it’s aContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”

100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

Time is flying by and we are now at numbers 71-80 of our 100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers! Which of these are you most interested in pursuing? Let me know. 71 #WomenInChocolate Lauren Heineck is the amazing woman behind the hashtag #womeninchocolate. She is also the founder of Well Tempered Media and Wknd Chocolate. SheContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”

100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

We have passed the halfway point in our 100 gifts, and here we are at numbers 61 to 70! As always I only benefit if you happen to purchase something from my shop. I am just happy to share these great ideas with you. Let me know if you find these helpful or have anContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”

100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers

Let’s talk single origin chocolate and cacao.  Chocolate grows in so many places and each can bring something unique to a bar of chocolate.  Most of us are used to eating more industrial chocolate that is massed produced and uses cacao from all different origins mixed together in all different batches. If you haven’t triedContinue reading “100 Gifts for Chocolate Lovers”

Chocolate Bar Foil Wrapper Art

I do not know about you, but I eat a lot of chocolate.  That means I have chocolate wrapper waste, aka packaging, lying around with no real purpose. Today’s #createwithcanadianchocoholic uses the foil from chocolate bars to create some fun usable art. Gold and silver foil wrappers are so pretty. I do tend to loveContinue reading “Chocolate Bar Foil Wrapper Art”

Create with Canadian Chocoholic

Creating things is just something I do. So, since we are all staying home these days, I thought I would share a few projects that you can do from home. With items you likely have on hand. Plus all the projects will have some connection to chocolate. Because chocolate. My goal is to help youContinue reading “Create with Canadian Chocoholic”

Alicja Confections

Alicja Confections is an Ottawa chocolate shop that creates some fun products. While I often focus on bean to bar makers, I also love chocolatiers and what they can do with chocolate. Perhaps this comes from my own experience as a chocolatier in a small shop on Vancouver Island many years ago. Alicja has grownContinue reading “Alicja Confections”

DesBarres Chocolate

Living in Ontario, I am lucky. There are a lot of bean to bar chocolate makers nearby. This is very handy since I am a chocoholic. Sometimes nearby is twenty minutes away. Sometimes it is a few hours away. Luckily, sometimes makers from a few hours away are in Ottawa. I love that the packagingContinue reading “DesBarres Chocolate”